Rider Track & Field BIO
 Emily Ritter

At Rider:
Secondary Education/Biology major…Rider Female Athlete of the Year for 2014-15...finished ninth at the NCAA Championships in the steeplechase to earn Second Team All-America honors...
Rider’s first woman to qualify for NCAA Track & Field Championships…this year ran a PR 9:54.34 in NCAA Regional May 29 in Jacksonville, Florida to qualify for Eugene, Oregon…ran 9:55.15 at the ECAC Championships to place second and earn All-East… named the Most Outstanding Performer at MAAC Outdoor Championships…earned All-East cross country honors in the fall, finishing second (best finish ever for a Bronc) at the ECAC Championships, covering 5k in 17:46…earned All-East during the 2014-15 indoor track season, competing on the distance medley relay…set the Rider record in the indoor mile (4:50.1) last year…spring of 2014 was the first time competing in steeplechase, winning the event at the Rider Invitational and breaking the Rider record in her second try to place runner-up at MAACs…broke her own steeplechase record at the 2014 ECAC Championships to qualify for the NCAA East Regional in Florida…placed eighth in the mile at the 2013-14 ECAC Indoor Championships…placed second in the MAAC in the outdoor mile (4:48.19) as a sophomore…in 2013 ran a 4:31.60 in the 1500m to set a Rider record.

Position: Distance
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Millsboro, Del.
High School: Sussex Tech
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